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Report Hub: Economic Empowerment & Finance
5 bold ideas for shifting the dial on women in business by 2020
"Baker McKenzie and Women’s Agenda brought together a roundtable of prominent leaders in Brisbane to discuss ideas for shifting the dial on women in leadership, particularly in professional services firms and large corporates."
Happy Workers: How satisfied are Australians at work?
This report looks at the importance of work to individual wellbeing, standard of living, and identity building and asks: “Given the time and commitment we spend at work each day and year, shouldn’t we try and make it as human as possible?”
Leave No One Behind: Taking action for transformational change on women’s economic empowerment
“[T]his report is intended help to prioritize critical actions and create longer-term momentum for transformational change. It presents practical recommendations (…) and advocates for the creation of an enabling environment to accelerate impact.”
The Gender Wage Gap: 2016
"The annual gender earnings ratio for full-time year-round workers, which includes self-employed workers, tends to be slightly lower than the ratio for weekly earnings"
2017 Report on Equality Between Women and Men in the EU
"Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Treaty of Rome included a provision on equal pay."
Gender Equity Insights 2017
"Unequal pay outcomes between women and men are a stark indicator of the different ways women and men engage with the workforce – and how they are valued for it."
Regional Gender Strategy and Action Plan: Asia and the Pacific
“Progress towards gender equality is key to meeting global goals of eradicating poverty and eliminating hunger and malnutrition.”
Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations: Commission on the status of women
“The priority theme of [this report] was women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. This theme aligns with Australia’s focus on strengthening women’s economic security by boosting workforce participation.”
Better Governance for Gender Equality: OECD 2017
"There is growing global awareness that gender equality is the cornerstone of inclusive growth. Providing equal access to public and economic opportunities to both men and women is vital to accomplishing a more sustainable economy".
The Power of Procurement: How to source from women-owned businesses corporate guide
"This Guide provides corporations and their suppliers with a deeper understanding of the barriers and challenges preventing women-owned businesses from accessing and fully participating in local and global value chains."
Equity in Innovation: Women Inventors and Patents
"This report compiles existing data on women and patenting. It explores both women’s under-representation among patent holders and their relative success in being granted patents when they apply for them."
The CS Gender 3000: The Reward for Change
This report argues that while a strong relationship between “diversity and improved business performance” exists, patterns of progress towards gender parity (at the executive level) have been irregular and limited.